Hand-wired core for ROM?

William Donzelli wdonzelli at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 11:30:25 CDT 2015

You should probably cut him a little slack, since core and rope are
easily confused, as they are so similar. Rope could be rewired in the
field, but I certainly would not want to be the FE with that job.


On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 12:16 PM, geneb <geneb at deltasoft.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Apr 2015, Rod Smallwood wrote:
>> Not seamstresses but nimble fingered girls in Puerto Rico and the
>> Phillipines
>> Core was in effect ROM. Power the system down switch off and anytime later
>> turn it back on and whatever was
>> in core was still there. I can remember our  Field Service guys restarting
>> the final factory diagnositc on new systems.
> I understand how core works, I'm just _seriously_ doubting the guy's post
> where he talked about modifying a core "ROM" by hand by changing the wiring.
> However, since I'm not hugely familiar with what went on during that era, I
> want to make sure where I stand before I tell him he's full of it. :)
> g.
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